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Index Metarhizium

Metarhizium is a genus of entomopathogenic fungi in the Clavicipitaceae family. [1]

17 relations: Ascomycota, Biopesticide, Bombyx mori, Clavicipitaceae, Entomopathogenic fungus, Fungus, Genus, Hypocreales, LUBILOSA, Metacordyceps, Metarhizium acridum, Metarhizium anisopliae, Metarhizium brunneum, Metarhizium flavoviride, Metarhizium majus, Sordariomycetes, Teleomorph, anamorph and holomorph.


Ascomycota is a division or phylum of the kingdom Fungi that, together with the Basidiomycota, form the subkingdom Dikarya.

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Biopesticides, a contraction of 'biological pesticides', include several types of pest management intervention: through predatory, parasitic, or chemical relationships.

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Bombyx mori

The silkworm is the larva or caterpillar or imago of the domestic silkmoth, Bombyx mori (Latin: "silkworm of the mulberry tree").

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The Clavicipitaceae are a family of fungi within the order Hypocreales.

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Entomopathogenic fungus

An entomopathogenic fungus is a fungus that can act as a parasite of insects and kills or seriously disables them.

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A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms.

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A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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The Hypocreales are an order of fungi within the class Sordariomycetes, consisting of seven families, 237 genera, and 2647 species.

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LUBILOSA was the name of a research programme that aimed at developing a biological alternative to the chemical control of locusts.

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Metacordyceps is a genus of fungi in the family Clavicipitaceae.

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Metarhizium acridum

Metarhizium acridum is the new name given to a group of fungal isolates that are known to be virulent and specific to the Acrididea.

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Metarhizium anisopliae

Metarhizium anisopliae, formerly known as Entomophthora anisopliae (basionym), is a fungus that grows naturally in soils throughout the world and causes disease in various insects by acting as a parasitoid.

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Metarhizium brunneum

Metarhizium brunneum, is the re-instated name of a group of reassigned Metarhizium isolates, previously grouped in the species "Metarhizium anisopliae var.

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Metarhizium flavoviride

Metarhizium flavoviride is the name given to a group of fungal isolates that are known to be virulent against Hemiptera and some Coleoptera.

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Metarhizium majus

Metarhizium majus is the new name given to a group of fungal isolates that are known to be virulent against Scarabaeidae, a family of beetles.

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Sordariomycetes is a class of fungi in the subdivision Pezizomycotina (Ascomycota), consisting of 28 orders, 90 families, 1344 genera.

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Teleomorph, anamorph and holomorph

In mycology, the terms teleomorph, anamorph, and holomorph apply to portions of the life cycles of fungi in the phyla Ascomycota and Basidiomycota.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metarhizium

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